Home for the Holidays Christmas Tour

Home for the Holidays Christmas Tour

Starts with Bourbon Tasting on Friday Evening Date/Time: Friday – December 8, 2017 – 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Location: Scottish Rite Cathedral-505 S. Byers Avenue, Joplin Taste Bourbon where Turn-of-the-Century Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Cultivated Business...
The Adam Scott House

The Adam Scott House

The Adam Scott House 202 South Sergeant Circa 1899 ~ Queen Ann Architect, Austin Allen Features, Brackets, Art glass The building behind the Queen Anne served as a doctor’s office and women’s clinic(referred as soiled doves in that era). Dr. Grouden practiced...
The Oliver Shepard Picher House

The Oliver Shepard Picher House

The Oliver Shepard Picher House 210 South Sergeant Circa 1904 ~ Colonial Revival Modillions, Hitching posts The Picher name has long been associated with Joplin’s mining history. In 1875, Judge Oliver Hazard “O.H.” Picher (formerly 204 S. Moffet) and his brother...
The William Houk House

The William Houk House

218 South Sergeant Circa 1903 ~ American Foursquare: Classical elements Oculus window, Art glass, Hitching posts William Houk Born 1853:  Died 1911 Original Owner of 218 South Sergeant Avenue American Foursquare/Classical Elements, Circa 1903 A graduate of the...
The Thomas Lennan House

The Thomas Lennan House

219 South Sergeant Circa 1917  Colonial Revival Door with curved pediments Architect Austin Allen Thomas Fran “Tommy” Lennan was born and raised in Massachusetts and graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1899. Instead of following the course set by...